In rural Georgia, tomorrow’s smart, sustainable, solar highway is being built today

The Ray, a 16-mile test run for the roadway of the future, is off to a great start Memorial roadways offer respectful tributes to famous citizens and civic leaders. But

Can U.S. Highways Evolve After 60 Years of Stagnation?

Reprinted from Robynne Boyd’s article on the NRDC Website. Cars are getting smarter—can’t the road get smarter, too? That’s the question Harriet Langford is trying to answer along an 18-mile

Creating the World’s First Sustainable Highway

Reprinted from Ann Henebery’s post in ENO Transportation Weekly A 16-mile stretch of highway in southwest Georgia is beginning to earn a reputation as the one of the most sustainable

WheelRight’s tire monitoring technology deployed on USA’s ‘highway of the future’

Previously trialed on the M6 motorway, a UK-developed technology that measures the tread depth and pressure of tires in seconds has been unveiled as part of a groundbreaking live ‘highway

Photovoltaic road surface debuts in North America

A new photovoltaic road surface recently debuted in North America. In late December, The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway (The Ray) – an 18-mile section of I-85 in western Georgia,

Solar Panels? You’re Driving on Them

Reprinted from Jim Motavalli’s article in CarTalk If you’re traveling the 18-mile I-85 stretch between West Point and LaGrange, Georgia, you’re forgiven for not realizing your car is on the The

Solar-Panel Roads to Be Built on Four Continents Next Year

Electric avenues that can transmit the sun’s energy onto power grids may be coming to a city near you.     View Bloomberg

New tire safety technology being installed on I-85.

The first publicly available installation of the WheelRight drive-over tire safety system in the United States will be located at Mile Marker 1 of The Ray, an 18-mile stretch of

Cross-country trips in electric cars are about to get easier

President Obama is making it a little easier for electric car owners to make cross-country drives. The White House said Thursday that it’s officially designating 48 U.S. interstates as electric

Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway | Nat Geo Education Blog

A few years ago my brother and I were introduced to The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, which is a private family foundation created to honor the legacy of Ray Anderson. You see,

A ‘sustainable highway’ – Yale Climate Connections

lie Kelly wants to use 16 miles of Interstate 85, between Atlanta, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama, to raise environmental awareness about roads. Kelly is executive director of “The Ray” –

Can A 16-Mile Stretch Of Road Become The World’s First Sustainable Highway? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

There are 223,000 miles of heavily trafficked roads in the United States. They slice through landscapes, connecting communities and economies, but also bisecting and contaminating nature. Transportation accounts for more

Environmentally friendly highway being developed in Georgia |

Is it possible to turn a highway from something that pollutes noise, air and water into an environmental scrubber that pays for its own upkeep? The organizers of an innovative

Say What? A Green Funder’s Quest for Environmentally Friendly Highways – Inside Philanthropy – Inside Philanthropy

The American highway system pretty much stands in opposition to the very concept of sustainability. But one foundation is championing the idea of a green highway, much like its namesake

Mission Zero Corridor Project Featured on BBC Cambridgeshire Radio

Source: Mission Zero Corridor Project Featured on BBC Cambridgeshire Radio | Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Georgia’s Drive-Through Innovation Lab | Ray C. Anderson Foundation

Source: Georgia’s Drive-Through Innovation Lab | Ray C. Anderson Foundation